Camps, Festivals and Competitions

Augustana hosts several annual events on campus that promote the arts:

  • VikeSing Men's Choral Festival — The VikeSing Men's Choral Festival was on Thursday, Oct. 19, and was open to male students in grades 9-12 who are currently members of one of their school choirs.  More than 150 young men joined us.  Watch for details on the date for 2018!

  • Augustana Band Festival — Each November, students from high schools in four states participate in workshops and rehearsals for three days prior to a Grand Finale Concert. The 60th Annual Festival was held November 10-11. 2017 and featured guest conductor John Mackey.

  • The Augustana High School Art Invitational Exhibition — Open to area high school artists, recommended by their teachers. The 2018 Invitational runs January 10 - February 7.

  • The Lee Piano Festival — Scheduled for February 15-16, 2018 with guest artist Michael Gurt, the festival celebrates all things piano and awards scholarships to incoming students.

  • Jazz on the Upper Great Plains Festival — Up to 50 high school bands from throughout the region participate in this annual March festival, held March 5-6, 2018. Registration is now open here.
  • Summer Music Camp is set for June 4-9.  You'll find the finest in musical instruction, performance opportunities, and FUN for six days.